A gender data revolution for accountability and transparency in post-2015

To measure true progress in the new post-2015 development agenda, we need more than a mere data revolution — a “gender data revolution” is the way to go. An exclusive opinion by U.N. Women Deputy Executive Director John Hendra and Eduardo Sojo, president of the Mexican National Institute of Geography, Statistics and Informatics.

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About the authors

  • John Hendra

    John Hendra is former deputy executive director for policy and program at UN Women. He is now serving as Senior Coordinator, UN “Fit for Purpose” for the Post-2015 Development Agenda.
  • Eduardo Sojo

    Eduardo Sojo Garza-Aldape is president of the National Institute of Statistics and Geography of Mexico, and member of the UN Secretary-General's Independent Expert Advisory Group on the Data Revolution for Sustainable Development. Previously he was head of the Office of the President of Mexico for Public Policy and Coordinator of the Economic Cabinet, Minister of Economy and research analyst at the University of Pennsylvania Link Project.